A number of highways have been opened for public use recently, benefiting the country’s socio-economic development. But ensuring traffic safety along these roads is difficult due to drivers’ low level of awareness and slack infrastructure management, transport experts say.
PSNews-More than 3,000 high resolution traffic cameras, which are capable of capturing number plates of vehicles at night or in low light conditions, are expected to be installed in streets of Hanoi.
PSNews – Vam Cong Bridge, which links up Mekong Delta provinces and facilitates the traffic between the Mekong Delta and Ho Chi Minh City, has been officially open to traffic.
Traffic accidents killed 96 people and injured 96 others during the five-day holiday which lasted from April 27 to May 1, according to the National Traffic Safety Committee.
A project to build a second branch of a double tunnel at An Suong intersection in Ho Chi Minh City’s district 12 has been suspended because affected households have refused to move and accept the compensation amount.
Transport Minister Nguyen Van The visited a unit of the traffic police in Hanoi on December 24 to inspect their implementation of a communications programme to improve helmet safety amongst children.
The Traffic Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security and Japanese-invested Honda Vietnam have launched a communication programme to encourage children to wear helmets.
PSNews - The Traffic Police Force across the country will wage a major campaign to ensure traffic order and safety and social order. The campaign will start from December 16 through to the upcoming New Year, Lunar New Year (Tet) and spring festivals.
PSNews – The Provincial Police Department of Quang Nam has mobilized over 500 officers and soldiers and various vehicles to guide traffic flows in flooded road sections, and carry out rescue plans.
The number of traffic accidents caused by cars rose sharply nationwide over the last nine months, accounting for 33 percent of total cases, according to the National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC).
The capital city of Hanoi is eyeing fees on personal vehicles entering the city centre in an attempt to curb worsening traffic and pollution.
Landslides triggered by prolonged heavy downpours flooded many streets on August 29, disrupting traffic and transport and causing havoc for residents.
A total of 76 traffic accidents occurred across the country from April 28 – 30, killing 52 people and injured 46 others, according to a report from the Ministry of Public Security.
PSNews – The People’s Committee of Hanoi held a ceremony to start a project to build an elevated road above Ring Road 2’s section between Vinh Tuy Bridge and Nga Tu So Roundabout on April 22.
More than 1,500 people have been killed in traffic accidents in the first two months of 2018 in Vietnam, according to the National Committee for Traffic Safety.
Many of the streets around Hanoi and HCM City are currently facing a traffic quagmire with congestion affecting popular thoroughfares as droves of people travel to their hometowns for the Lunar New Year festival (Tet).
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh launched the Year of Traffic Safety 2018 during a ceremony in Hanoi on January 3.
PSNews - The National Traffic Safety Committee in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Training launched the “Traffic Safety for Students” competition in the 2017-2018 school year.
High tides have exceeded warning level three of six, submerging HCM City streets and causing terrible traffic congestion.
PSNews – Traffic police officers managed to save a woman who committed suicide in the Huong River. The woman jumped down into the river Phu Xuan bridge.